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Ergoloid mesylates chemical structure
Ergoloid mesylates


IUPAC name
CAS number
8067-24-1
ATC code

C04AE01

PubChem
592735
DrugBank
APRD00711
Chemical formula {{{chemical_formula}}}
Molecular weight 591.741 g/mol
Bioavailability
Metabolism
Elimination half-life 3.5 hours
Excretion {{{excretion}}}
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Legal status
Routes of administration

Ergoloid mesylates (Brand names: Hydergine, Gerimal, Niloric, Redizork) (Chemical name: Dihydroergotoxine mesylate) are dihydrogenated ergot alkaloids used to combat decreased mental function as a result of senility or multiple small strokes.

While the exact method of its action is not known, dihydroergotoxine stimulates dopaminergic and serotoninergic receptors and blocks alpha-adrenoreceptors. It is a nootropic.

Developer & Producers: Albert Hofmann for Sandoz (now part of Novartis)

Sizes: 4,5mg p/T (x30) or 1,5mg p/T

Agent: dihydroergotoxin mesylate

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